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HOCK LOCK SIEW

An IPO elsewhere is not always a big loss for SGX

But it can do better to court quality firms with strong growth prospects

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FOURTEEN months ago an investment and financial education firm marked its debut on the Australian Stock Exchange, raising nearly A$18 million (S$17.71 million).

Singapore

FOURTEEN months ago an investment and financial education firm marked its debut on the Australian Stock Exchange, raising nearly A$18 million (S$17.71 million).

Should the Singapore Exchange care much? "It should - a lot", some may be too quick to think.

After all